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Build Exercise Into Everything



My schedule can get very crazy, so I try to build exercise into everything I do. I walk to do errands, park at the opposite end of the mall from where I'm going ( and walk through the mall, quickly so I'm not tempted by window shopping). If I'm standing in line I do small ab exercises -- isolations and isometrics, so that people don't notice. If I'm out with the children, we run around. Add it all up and it's about 2 hours of activity. Not bad for someone who "doesn't have time to exercise".

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  • Those little choices sure do add up. thanks for sharing this. - by FREESPIRITME
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    emoticon Thanks so much for sharing. - by LOVINGKATE
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • Awesome - by DELLMEL
    Great reminders. I use to do a lot of these tips. I so welcome the encouragement. - by TWENTY4ROSEBUDS
  • Great ideas continuous exercising in everything we do. - by DIAMOND102
  • Very good suggestions, thanks for sharing. - by AMBER461
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  • Great tips! Thank you for sharing!

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  • Exercises while standing in line is a great tip! - by EBONYSOL
    Love it. Thanks for the tips. - by PFARRAR65
  • Great suggestions. - by MAPFARMS
    Love this way of exercising. I do many of the same things, along with what I call 'functional walking' - walking into town for dinner, theater, errands, etc. - by VAINVT
    Never thought of it that way. Working in a school I am always moving. - by SNOWBECH
  • sneaking exercise into your daily life soon mounts up.
    I have all the items I need most in the kitchen on high shelves so I have to stretch LOL - by NEW-CAZ
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    Right on! - by CTUPTON

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